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Lake Hopatcong Water Budget

Project Title: NJ201 Lake Hopatcong Water Budget
Project Number: 2454ABJ
Project Chief:
Project Start Date: 01-APR-2002
Project End Date:30-APR-2003

Project Objectives

  1. Reactivate gage downstream of outlet
  2. Measure discharge in selected inflow streams
  3. Measure groundwater levels in selected wells near lake.

Statement of Problem

Effective management of the Lake Hopatcong watershed requires a basic understanding of a water budget.

Strategy and Approach

Measure outflow by gaging outflow.
Measure inflows by collecting discharge measurements at selected inflows and precip.
Measure areas of GW inflow and outflow by comparing groundwater level to lake stage

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